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    Internet /Literature Review of Mediation and Advocacy in the Human Services Field: Visit at least three web sites on the Internet (e.g., http://www.crmg.com/ or http://www.mediator.org/) to explore the information available linking mediation and advocacy to human services. Submit a Summary of your findings.

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    Dear Student,
    Hello! Your solution requests for a summary of findings on available information on Mediation and Advocacy in relation to Human Services in the Internet. The solution below is not limited to US sites alone to show mediation and advocacy in human services as an essential element in the practice of human services in other countries (i.e. the UK). I hope this solution helps.

    OTA 105878/Xenia Jones

    Human Services, Advocacy & Mediation

    The National Organization of Human Services based in Denver, Colorado defines the field of Human Services as -

    "...broadly defined, uniquely approaching the objective of meeting human needs through an interdisciplinary knowledge base, focusing on prevention as well as remediation of problems, and maintaining a commitment to improving the overall quality of life of service populations. The Human Services profession is one which promotes improved service delivery systems by addressing not only the quality of direct services, but also by seeking to improve accessibility, accountability, and coordination among professionals and agencies in service delivery."
    - NOHS, 2007

    In America, the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is considered to be the nation's ...

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    The solution is a review of available academic and well-presented materials/literature on mediation and advocacy in Human Services. Prominent American websites are listed and as an extension, international sites outside of American jurisdiction providing information and function touching/focused on the listed subject is also provided. An explanation of what the website is about is listed in order to explain their importance. A word version of the solution is attached for easy printing.